• The Science Scene

The Science Scene is your one-stop source for events, activities, and other opportunities to experience science, technology, engineering and math happening across the metro area. The calendar includes links to information about workshops, films, Maker meetups, school-break camps, and more organized by institutions and people across the metro region. If you have an event that you’d like to promote here, please complete this form.

A list of STEM Summer Camps offered throughout Atlanta can be found here.

February 2019

Event Type

Topic Tag

Audience

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Girls Who Code

Milton Branch Library - Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System
Wednesday, 02/20/2019 — Wednesday, 04/24/2019
6:30pm - 7:45pm

Workshop

No experience necessary, please bring your own device (laptop or tablet). For girls in grades 6-12. Girls Who Code offers free after-school programs 6th-12th grade girls to join our sisterhood of supportive peers and role models using computer science to change the world. These are our core values: Sisterhood, Code, Impact. Join a safe and supportive environment of peers and role models where girls learn to see themselves as computer scientists. Learn the concepts of loops, variables conditionals and functions that form the basis of all programming languages. Work in teams to design a computer science

https://girlswhocode.com/

COST: Free

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TOPIC(S): Computer Science

AUDIENCE(S): Ages 13-18 yrs

Preschool STEM with Cobb 4-H

Mountain View Regional Library - Cobb County Public Libraries
Wednesday, 02/20/2019 - 11:00am to 11:45am

Public Event

Get out your lab coat and goggles because STEM for preschoolers is coming to the Mountain View Regional Library. Cobb 4-H STEM instructor, Kathleen McElroy, opens up the world of science to preschool children and their adults. Fun and hands-on, this series of interactive STEM workshops will peak preschool curiosity about the world around them. For children ages 3-5 and a participating adult. Click here to register. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSctXMDRbthkyKk04UrYJwoplXgM58cTWP-p1psSZ0p7v-r0IQ/viewform While the workshop is free, space is limited to the first 30 participants. February 20 – States of Matter

COST: Free with adv registration

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TOPIC(S): STEM

AUDIENCE(S): Ages 0-4 yrs Ages 5-12 yrs

Art in Tech Meetup

Tech Square Labs
Wednesday, 02/20/2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Meetup

Simply, our meetup aims to fuse the world of art and the world of tech. This comes in a variety of forms that leverages all aspects of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) and creates novel connections between them. If you find yourself in any of these fields craving collaboration with like-minded (or other brained) people, this meetup is for you.

COST: Free

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TOPIC(S): Technology STEAM

AUDIENCE(S): Adults

Introduction to Microsoft Word Templates

Northwest Branch at Scotts Crossing - Atlanta-Fulton Public Libraries
Wednesday, 02/20/2019 — Wednesday, 02/27/2019
11:00am - 12:00pm

Workshop

Learn to use Microsoft Word templates to create various types of documents. Please bring a flash drive with you.

COST: Free

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TOPIC(S): Computer Science

AUDIENCE(S): Adults

STEM: What is Dry Ice

East Roswell Branch Library - Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System
Wednesday, 02/20/2019 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Public Event

Dry ice might be one of the most interesting substances in our laboratory. Is it a solid? Is it a liquid? Is it a gas? Its one of the coolest ways to learn about physical changes. Join us as we experiment with this unique substance. Presented by Big Thinkers. Sponsored by Friends of East Roswell Library, Inc. Reservations required. Ages: 5-12.

COST: Free with adv registration

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TOPIC(S): STEM Chemistry

AUDIENCE(S): Ages 5-12 yrs

Girls Who Code

Morrow Branch Library - Clayton County Public Library
Wednesday, 02/20/2019 — Wednesday, 05/22/2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm

Public Event

Girls Who Code Clubs are free after-school programs for 6-12th grade girls to use computer science to impact their community and join a sisterhood of supportive peers and role models. The curriculum is project-based and designed for students to use their coding skills to address real-life problems in their community.

COST: Free with adv registration

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TOPIC(S): Computer Science

AUDIENCE(S): Ages 13-18 yrs

LEGO play Wednesdays

Buckhead Branch - Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System
Wednesday, 02/20/2019 — Wednesday, 03/27/2019
3:30pm - 4:30pm

Public Event

LEGO fans are invited to build, create and have fun. Buckhead Library provides the LEGOs; you provide the know-how. This is a self-guided activity and caregivers must stay in the room. Ages 4-12 Less

caregivers must stay in the room

COST: Free

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TOPIC(S): Engineering

AUDIENCE(S): Ages 5-12 yrs

Open Build Night

Decatur Makers
Wednesday, 02/20/2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Makers

We are now hosting open build nights on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Wednesdays of the month at 7 PM. These nights are open to members and non-members so if you're interested in checking out the space, come on by. Bring a project you'd like to work on, meet others who have the same passion or can help out, and/or work on one of our Decatur Maker projects du jour.

This is for makers of all ages, skill sets, and interests. Stop by, stay hi, and stay for the making.

COST: Free

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TOPIC(S): Makers

AUDIENCE(S): Families (kids & adults together) Adults

Digital Memory Recording Sessions

Ocee Branch - Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System
Wednesday, 02/20/2019 - 6:00pm to 7:45pm

Film

Digital Memory Recording Sessions Join us to create short professional digital video files and podcasts. Share experiences, local history, or heart-felt messages, advice, and memories for loved ones. Create personal media for holidays, reunions, etc.

COST: Free

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TOPIC(S): Technology

AUDIENCE(S): Adults

South Cobb STEAM Cubs

South Cobb Regional Library - Cobb County Public Libraries
Wednesday, 02/20/2019 — Wednesday, 04/17/2019
3:30pm - 4:30pm

Public Event

Children 5-8 years old are encouraged to meet up and join us for our Storytime STEAM at South Cobb Regional Library. Each week the children will read a different story and then explore questions and problems posed by the story. Program is limited to 15 participants. Registration is suggested; please call 678-398-5834 or visit the Youth Service Reference Desk to register. Open spaces on the day of the program will be filled on a first come basis. This program is intended for children ages 5-8 and will be held on the first and third Wednesdays of the month, 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm at South Cobb Regional Library. Children MUST BE ACCOMPANIED by an adult.

COST: Free with adv registration

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TOPIC(S): STEAM

AUDIENCE(S): Ages 5-12 yrs

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Tech Guru Thursdays

Snellville Branch - Gwinnett County Public Library
Thursday, 02/21/2019 — Thursday, 04/25/2019
11:00am - 1:00pm

Public Event

Want One-on-One Technical Assistance? Need to learn—to do something on a computer? Basic Computer Skills, Microsoft Office, or Google Drive Docs! We Can Help! Come By Any Time, Between 11 am and 1 pm!

COST: Free

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TOPIC(S): Computer Science

AUDIENCE(S): Adults

The Buice Observatory

Fernbank Science Center
Thursday, 02/21/2019 — Friday, 03/01/2019
9:00pm - 10:30pm

Public Event

The Dr. Ralph L. Buice, Jr. Observatory houses a 0.9 meter (36-inch) Cassegrain reflector beneath a 10 meter (30 ft.) dome. This is the largest telescope in the southeastern United States and one of the largest instruments ever dedicated to education and public viewing.

COST: Free

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TOPIC(S): Earth & Space Science

AUDIENCE(S): Families (kids & adults together) Ages 13-18 yrs Adults Ages 5-12 yrs

Computer Basic Class

Forest Park Library - Clayton County Public Library
Thursday, 02/21/2019 — Thursday, 03/21/2019
12:00pm - 2:00pm

Public Event

January 10, 2019 Class #1 "Hardware /Software" January 27, 2019 Class #2 "Intro to Windows" February 7, 2019 Class #3 "Intro to Word Processing" February 21, 2019 Class #4 "Files and Storage" March 7, 2019 Class #5 "Intro to the Internet" March 21, 2019 Class #6 "Intro to E-mail"

COST: Free

TOPIC(S): Computer Science

AUDIENCE(S): Adults

Wonderlab–Straw Rockets

Mountain View Regional Library - Cobb County Public Libraries
Thursday, 02/21/2019 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Public Event

Wonderlab is a space for children in grades K-2 to explore, create, and investigate! Are you up to the challenge of building a rocket with only a straw, rubber band, craft stick, paper and a paperclip? We will test your rocket with target practice to see if it can escape the atmosphere. Tweak your design to achieve maximum results!

Call 770-509-4964 or visit the Children’s Reference Desk at Mountain View Regional Library if you have questions.

COST: Free with adv registration

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TOPIC(S): STEM

AUDIENCE(S): Ages 5-12 yrs

Periodic Table Meets Laptop Orchestra

Georgia Tech - Klaus Advanced Computing Building
Thursday, 02/21/2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Public Event

As part of Georgia Tech’s year-long celebration of 2019 as the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements (#IYPT2019GT), the College of Sciences and the College of Design’s School of Music have partnered to present a performance of original music inspired by the periodic table.

Closest public parking is Visitors Area 4, Ferst Street and Atlantic Drive, http://pts.gatech.edu/visitors#l3. Refreshments served after lecture.

COST: Free

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TOPIC(S): Chemistry STEM Science & Society

AUDIENCE(S): Adults

Crazy 8’s Season 2: K-2nd

Dacula Branch - Gwinnett County Public Library
Thursday, 02/21/2019 — Thursday, 03/07/2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm

Public Event

Join Crazy 8s at Dacula, a totally new kind of math club where you’ll build glow-in-the-dark cities, toss beach balls, make amazing mazes and more! For Kindergarten – 2nd grade. Registration required. Seats limited (12 seats only).

COST: Free with adv registration

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TOPIC(S): Math

AUDIENCE(S): Ages 5-12 yrs

Design Conversation - Lana Rigsby on Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium

Museum of Design Atlanta
Thursday, 02/21/2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Talk

This presentation focuses on Mercedes-Benz Stadium: a transformational, design-centric project that has made innovative architecture and engineering, an extensive art collection, and committed urban revitalization its legacy to one of America's most important historic cities. Presented by Lana Rigsby, whose firm, Rigsby Hull, just released a 472-page monograph about the Stadium.

COST: Students $8/Non-Member $15 / AIGA Member $10 / MODA Sustaining Member $10

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TOPIC(S): Visual and Performing Arts Engineering

AUDIENCE(S): Ages 13-18 yrs Adults

A Black History Tribute: Head To The Sky

Fernbank Science Center
Thursday, 02/21/2019 — Friday, 03/01/2019
8:00pm - 8:45pm

Film

Untold stories of African Americans in the United States space program.

COST: Adults (ages 19-61) $7.00 Students (ages 3-18) $5.00 Seniors (62+) $5.00

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TOPIC(S): Earth & Space Science

AUDIENCE(S): Families (kids & adults together)

Phantom of the Universe

Fernbank Science Center
Thursday, 02/21/2019 — Friday, 03/01/2019
7:00pm - 7:45pm

Film

Phantom of the Universe showcases an exciting exploration of dark matter, from the Big Bang to its anticipated discovery at the Large Hadron Collider.

COST: Adults (ages 19-61) $7.00 Students (ages 3-18) $5.00 Seniors (62+) $5.00

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TOPIC(S): Earth & Space Science

AUDIENCE(S): Families (kids & adults together)

A Black History Tribute: Head To The Sky

Fernbank Science Center
Thursday, 02/21/2019 — Friday, 03/01/2019
3:00pm - 3:45pm

Film

Untold stories of African Americans in the United States space program.

COST: Adults (ages 19-61) $7.00 Students (ages 3-18) $5.00 Seniors (62+) $5.00

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TOPIC(S): Earth & Space Science

AUDIENCE(S): Families (kids & adults together)

Math Games @ Your Library

Centerville Branch - Gwinnett County Public Library
Thursday, 02/21/2019 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Public Event

This math club, for 3rd through 5th grade students, will meet on Thursdays at 5:30 PM at the Centerville Branch. Students will learn basic math concepts and improve their skills as they play fun, interactive math games, such as award-winning Albert’s Insomnia. Albert’s Insomnia, used in some of our Gwinnett County elementary school classrooms, helps to develop critical and creative thinking skills and boosts student confidence through teamwork and collaboration. After several months of practice play with Albert’s Insomnia, students will have an opportunity to compete against teams from other branches to earn prizes and awards.

COST: Free

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TOPIC(S): Math

AUDIENCE(S): Ages 5-12 yrs

Friday, February 22, 2019

Fab STEAM Friday

Lovejoy Branch: Clayton County Library System
Friday, 02/22/2019 — Friday, 04/26/2019
3:00pm - 5:00pm

Public Event

Come explore different activities using science, technology. engineering, art and math.

COST: Free

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TOPIC(S): STEAM

AUDIENCE(S): Ages 13-18 yrs

Drop in Techonology (MakerSpace)

Clayton County Library Headquarters - Clayton County Public Library
Friday, 02/22/2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Public Event

Headquarters Makerspace

COST: Free

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TOPIC(S): Makers

AUDIENCE(S): Families (kids & adults together)

YouTube

Adamsville-Collier Heights Branch
Friday, 02/22/2019 - 10:15am to 11:15am

Workshop

Want to know more about using YouTube? Whether you are looking to find and share videos online or edit and upload your own, this tutorial will show you how to get started with this popular video-sharing website. Prerequisites: Computer, Internet and Email basics.

COST: Free

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TOPIC(S): Computer Science

AUDIENCE(S): Adults

STEAM Night

Ocee Branch - Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System
Friday, 02/22/2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Public Event

Come learn how to draw with 3D Pens, build a piano with Makey-Makey's, build with Snap Circuits, design your own button on our button machine, and more! We are staying open late for this special Library After Dark event. All ages welcome.

COST: Free

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TOPIC(S): STEAM

AUDIENCE(S): Ages 5-12 yrs Ages 13-18 yrs Families (kids & adults together) Adults

Explore VR

South Cobb Regional Library - Cobb County Public Libraries
Friday, 02/22/2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Public Event

Come try out virtual reality with our HTC Vive VR headset! You can travel the globe with Google Earth, create 3D art with Tilt Brush, explore and play mini games in the Lab, or ride a virtual roller coaster! Sign up for a session at the Adult Reference Desk or call 678-398-5831. Space is limited. For ages 10 and up.

COST: Free with adv registration

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TOPIC(S): Technology

AUDIENCE(S): Ages 5-12 yrs Ages 13-18 yrs

Social Media 101

Cleveland Ave./RL Yancy Branch Library
Friday, 02/22/2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am

Workshop

Demystifying social media for adults and seniors. Covers Facebook,Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and more.

COST: Free

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TOPIC(S): Computer Science

AUDIENCE(S): Adults

DIgital Learning Day

Adamsville-Collier Heights Branch
Friday, 02/22/2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Public Event

Digital Learning Day celebrates the use of digital technology in learning and in particular highlights innovative and forward-thinking use of technology for learning in the classroom.

COST: Free

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TOPIC(S): Computer Science

AUDIENCE(S): Adults Ages 13-18 yrs Ages 5-12 yrs

Atlanta BeltLine Arboretum Walking Tour: Westside Trail

Westside Beltline Trail
Friday, 02/22/2019 — Friday, 05/24/2019
10:00am - 11:30am

Public Event

Come walk the Atlanta BeltLine with an expertly trained Trees Atlanta docent! During the approximately 1 mile tour, attendees will learn about the Atlanta BeltLine including design and history, the horticultural collections of the Arboretum, and experience first-hand the positive changes the project is having on Atlanta’s communities.

COST: Free with adv registration

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TOPIC(S): Nature & Environment

AUDIENCE(S): Families (kids & adults together) Adults

Saturday, February 23, 2019

Atlanta BeltLine Arboretum Walking Tour – Eastside Trail

Eastside Beltline Trail
Saturday, 02/23/2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am

Public Event

Come walk the Atlanta BeltLine with an expertly trained Trees Atlanta docent! During the approximately 1 mile tour, attendees will learn about the Atlanta BeltLine including design and history, the horticultural collections of the Arboretum, and experience first-hand the positive changes the project is having on Atlanta’s communities.

COST: Free with adv registration

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TOPIC(S): Nature & Environment

AUDIENCE(S): Families (kids & adults together) Adults

Woodworking Art (Brownies, Juniors and Cadettes)

Discovery Science Center
Saturday, 02/23/2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Scouts Program

Girl Scouts use string, wood, a hammer and nails, a little math and their creativity to create a string-art project they can take home. Brownies and Juniors earn a Math Patch from the GSGATL STEM Patch, and Cadettes earn their Woodworker Badge. Space is limited for our woodworking workshops, so register early.

COST: $25/Girl Scout

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TOPIC(S): STEAM Math

AUDIENCE(S): Ages 5-12 yrs

Alligator Extravaganza

Fernbank Museum of Natural History
Saturday, 02/23/2019 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm

Public Event

Learn about alligators during a fun-filled presentation by a Fernbank educator followed by a special animal encounter. This program is in honor of Steve Irwin’s birthday on February 22.

COST: Free with admission

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AUDIENCE(S): Families (kids & adults together) Ages 5-12 yrs Ages 13-18 yrs

Frogs Fly Home: Repatriating Two Extirpated Species After 14 Years in Quarantine

Manuel's Tavern
Saturday, 02/23/2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Talk

Over a decade after wild-caught founder animals were removed from the wilds of Panama to protect them from deadly Bd fungus, the Atlanta Botanical Garden (ABG) and the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) worked together to bring two extirpated species back to Panama. Chelsea Thomas, ABG Amphibian Program Coordinator, will discuss the various challenges of assuring their health before, during, and after travelling with them, as well as the plans to release their offspring back into the wild. Discussion will conclude with broader messages about what we can all do to protect amphibians and local ecosystems.

Seating is on a first-come basis. Doors open at 6:00 pm for early arrival. Gather for dinner by 7:00. The evening's presentation gets under way around 7:45.

COST: Free

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TOPIC(S): Life Sciences Nature & Environment

AUDIENCE(S): Adults

Geo-Rock Gardening 101

Alpharetta Branch Library
Saturday, 02/23/2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Workshop

Come join us at Alpharetta Library to learn the basics of Gravel Gardening! Geological agriculture is the study of growing plants in rocks without soils and fertilizers. Materials are provided to teach you how to create your own food source at home at a fraction of the cost. All skill levels are welcome to join and learn. Registration required! Contact: [email protected]

Registration required! Contact: [email protected]

COST: Free with adv registration

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TOPIC(S): Nature & Environment

AUDIENCE(S): Adults Ages 13-18 yrs

Legos

Sewell Mill Library & Cultural Center - Cobb County Public Libraries
Saturday, 02/23/2019 — Saturday, 04/27/2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Public Event

Looking for something to do? Legos® bring out the engineer in all of us. Visit the Sewell Mill Library & Cultural Center the 4th Saturday of the month and build an item from Lego® Challenge cards or make a structure using your own mental blueprint. No registration required. Ages 5-12 years and their Adult Caretakers. Children's Department

COST: Free

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TOPIC(S): Engineering

AUDIENCE(S): Ages 5-12 yrs

STEM: The Real McCoy

East Roswell Branch Library - Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System
Saturday, 02/23/2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Public Event

Join us on a fun-filled adventure as we discover several very influential African-American scientists. Learn about their incredible contributions and have FUN as we do some really cool experiments while honoring these great scientists. Presented by High Touch High Tech. Sponsored by Friends of East Roswell Library, Inc. Reservations required. Ages: 5-10.

Reservations required. Ages: 5-10.

COST: Free with adv registration

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TOPIC(S): STEM Science & Society

AUDIENCE(S): Ages 5-12 yrs

AstroKids Club

Milton Branch Library - Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System
Saturday, 02/23/2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Public Event

Join presenter, Jeff Thompson for Milton Library's well-loved AstroKids Club, now meeting every other month! Topics will vary . Bring a friend! *Ages 5-11 with parent.

*Ages 5-11 with parent.

COST: Free

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TOPIC(S): Earth & Space Science

AUDIENCE(S): Ages 5-12 yrs

STEM Stories

Mountain View Regional Library - Cobb County Public Libraries
Saturday, 02/23/2019 — Saturday, 04/27/2019
10:15am - 10:00am

Public Event

Start off your weekend with science! Preschoolers and their adults will explore everyday science topics through books, experiments, and art. Fun and hands-on, this interactive STEM storytime will peak preschool curiosity about the world around them. For children ages 3-5 and a participating adult. January 26 – Animal Tracks February 23 – Kinetic vs. Potential Energy March 23 – Bees and Pollination April 27 – Water Cycle

COST: Free

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TOPIC(S): STEAM

AUDIENCE(S): Ages 0-4 yrs Ages 5-12 yrs

Astronomy Club

Milton Branch Library - Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System
Saturday, 02/23/2019 - 3:15pm to 4:15pm

Public Event

Join presenter, Jeff Thompson for Milton Library's well-loved Adult Astronomy Club, now meeting every other month! Topics will vary. Bring a friend!

COST: Free

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TOPIC(S): Earth & Space Science

AUDIENCE(S): Ages 13-18 yrs Adults

Sunday, February 24, 2019

Atlanta Audobon Society Monthly Meeting

Manuel's Tavern
Sunday, 02/24/2019 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm

Meetup

Our monthly meetings are free and open to the public. Please join us! Free parking is readily available to the south of the building. Food and drinks are available for purchase. Topics and activities vary each month. Check the website for my details.

COST: Free

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TOPIC(S): Nature & Environment Life Sciences

AUDIENCE(S): Adults

Wetland Restoration Project

Chattahoochee Nature Center
Sunday, 02/24/2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Public Event

We will work to remove invasive Chinese privet and other non-natives in and around our wetlands to encourage native plant restoration. Come help us restore the wetlands. Register at least one week prior to the event, however these events have a 25 person maximum and fill up early so please plan accordingly!

Please contact CNC to reserve a spot for your family or group. Ages 5 – Adult; Register one week prior to the event by emailing our Volunteer Coordinator.

COST: Free

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TOPIC(S): Nature & Environment Life Sciences

AUDIENCE(S): Families (kids & adults together)

Paul Bunyan and the Tall Tale Medicine Show: Girl Scout STEM Day

Center for Puppetry Arts
Sunday, 02/24/2019 - 12:00pm to 3:30pm

Scouts Program

Join us at the Center for Puppetry Arts for a celebration of puppetry and STEM! Earn all four STEM patches. A fun-filled day guaranteed to educate, entertain, and inspire awaits. Our special Girl Scouts ticket is your only way into these exclusive events!

Reserve your tickets today at our special reduced Girl Scouts rate by calling our Ticket Office at 404-873-3391. Center for Puppetry Arts reserves the right to cancel a program with a full refund if it does not meet minimum sign-up requirements.

COST: $17.25

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TOPIC(S): STEAM Visual and Performing Arts

AUDIENCE(S): Ages 5-12 yrs Ages 13-18 yrs

Monday, February 25, 2019

STEAM Club

Powder Spring Springs Library - Cobb County Public Libraries
Monday, 02/25/2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Public Event

Join us for our STEAM Club: having fun with Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math. For ages 9-14! Themes vary each week.

COST: Free

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TOPIC(S): STEAM

AUDIENCE(S): Ages 5-12 yrs

Make It Monday

Decatur Makers
Monday, 02/25/2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Makers

We're a social group for women who make things. From bloggers, to seamstresses, to designers, to developers, to welders and DIYers. We welcome any women who consider themselves makers, as well as the people who support them.

Every last Monday of the month

COST: Free

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TOPIC(S): Makers

AUDIENCE(S): Adults

Tween STEAM Salt Painting

Powder Spring Springs Library - Cobb County Public Libraries
Monday, 02/25/2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Public Event

Raised salt painting is an art activity that is loved by all ages. Glue, salt, and food coloring are all you need to create a beautiful piece of art in this activity. Join us for our Tween STEAM Club: having fun with Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math. Recommended for ages 9-14!

COST: Free

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TOPIC(S): Visual and Performing Arts STEAM

AUDIENCE(S): Ages 13-18 yrs

The Science of Origami

Clough Undergraduate Learning Commons @ Georgia Tech (Room 152)
Monday, 02/25/2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Talk

The Science of Orgami

Closest public parking is Visitors Area 4, Ferst Street and Atlantic Drive, http://pts.gatech.edu/visitors#l3. Refreshments served after lecture.

COST: Free

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TOPIC(S): Chemistry STEM Science & Society

AUDIENCE(S): Adults

Email Basics

Sibley Library - Cobb County Public Library System
Monday, 02/25/2019 — Wednesday, 05/22/2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm

Public Event

Are you new to email and don't have a clue where to start? We want to help by making it easier for you to communicate. Or Did your family send you photos you want to print? This beginner class will focus on creating an email account, sending and receiving email, deleting email from your inbox, retrieving attachments, and email etiquette. Registration is required. Space is limited. Please call Sibley Library to reserve your space or with any questions- 770-528-2520

COST: Free with adv registration

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TOPIC(S): Computer Science

AUDIENCE(S): Adults Ages 13-18 yrs

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Oculus Rift VR: Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes,

Hamilton Mill Branch - Gwinnett County Public Library
Tuesday, 02/26/2019 - 5:50pm to 6:50pm

Public Event

You find yourself alone, trapped in a room with a tick time bomb. Your friends have the manual to defuse it, but they can’t see the bomb, so you’re going to have to talk it out … fast! For teens in grades 6 – 12. A signed permission form is required. Oculus Rift VR Permission Form Oculus Rift VR Permission Form (Español)

COST: Free with adv registration

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TOPIC(S): Technology

AUDIENCE(S): Ages 13-18 yrs

GCPL Robotics Club

Five Forks Branch - Gwinnett County Public Library
Tuesday, 02/26/2019 — Tuesday, 05/21/2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm

Public Event

This Robotics club is for anyone ages 9 to 14 who are interested in learning about many different aspects of robotics. We will cover topics such as programming, mechanics, gears, sensors, and more. Over time, we will make nifty robots using the LEGO Mindstorms EV3 sets. GCPL Robotics Club meets every other Tuesday starting on February 12th and going until May 21st.

anyone ages 9 to 14

COST: Free

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TOPIC(S): Robotics

AUDIENCE(S): Ages 5-12 yrs Ages 13-18 yrs

LEGOmania

Acworth Library-Cobb County Public Library System
Tuesday, 02/26/2019 — Tuesday, 04/23/2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm

Public Event

You provide the creativity, and we’ll provide the Legos! Join us on the 4th Tuesday of the month at Acworth Library for LEGOmania!

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TOPIC(S): Engineering

AUDIENCE(S): Families (kids & adults together)

Art/Lab

Clarkston Branch - Dekalb County Public Library
Tuesday, 02/26/2019 — Tuesday, 03/26/2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm

Public Event

Explore different art and science principles with hands-on crafts and experiments. Open to first 30 participants. Younger children may need an adult to help them complete the project. No Aft/Lab on Feb. 26.

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TOPIC(S): STEAM Visual and Performing Arts

AUDIENCE(S): Ages 5-12 yrs

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Youth Lego Club

East Atlanta Branch Library - Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System
Wednesday, 02/27/2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Public Event

Use your imagination to build something awesome! Legos provided. Ages 4+

Elementary, Preschool, Toddler

COST: Free

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TOPIC(S): Engineering

AUDIENCE(S): Ages 5-12 yrs

Open Build Night

Decatur Makers
Wednesday, 02/27/2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Makers

We are now hosting open build nights on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Wednesdays of the month at 7 PM. These nights are open to members and non-members so if you're interested in checking out the space, come on by. Bring a project you'd like to work on, meet others who have the same passion or can help out, and/or work on one of our Decatur Maker projects du jour.

This is for makers of all ages, skill sets, and interests. Stop by, stay hi, and stay for the making.

COST: Free

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TOPIC(S): Makers

AUDIENCE(S): Families (kids & adults together) Adults

Family Build NIght

Decatur Makers
Wednesday, 02/27/2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Makers

Family build night is geared towards our littlest makers, age 6-10 and their adults. All projects supplies are free. But donations are welcome. This is a drop-in event. Come for the whole time or just a bit. Bring your dinner and hang out if that helps you get here!

Parents/Guardians must stay at Decatur Makers with their kiddos. It is FAMILY Build night after all.

COST: Donations are welcome

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TOPIC(S): Makers

AUDIENCE(S): Families (kids & adults together)

Full STEAM Ahead

South Cobb Regional Library - Cobb County Public Libraries
Wednesday, 02/27/2019 — Wednesday, 04/24/2019
3:30pm - 4:30pm

Public Event

Full STEAM Ahead is formatted to spark the imagination of children by providing innovative, hands-on programs that are Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) focused. Registration is required. Limited to 20. Intended for ages 9 and up.

COST: Free with adv registration

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TOPIC(S): STEAM

AUDIENCE(S): Ages 5-12 yrs

Kids' Art Smart

Gritters Library - Cobb County Public Libraries
Wednesday, 02/27/2019 — Wednesday, 04/24/2019
11:00am - 11:45am

Public Event

Join artist, Bekalyn Craig, for an exciting exploration of the world of art. Part of the Gritters Library’s Preschool Wednesday Early Learning series, this program is designed to help kids ages 3-5 years and their adult caregivers, learn about art through history and science. Each class explores an art medium and includes a craft and activities! From the origami that is launched into space to T-Rex watermelons, we can go where no other children’s art class has gone before. Where does a pencil come from? Who invented paper? Find out more at Kid Art Smart!

Intended for Ages 3-5

COST: Free

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TOPIC(S): Visual and Performing Arts STEAM

AUDIENCE(S): Ages 0-4 yrs Ages 5-12 yrs

Thursday, February 28, 2019

STEAM Thursday Explorers! @ West Cobb

West Cobb Regional Library - Cobb County Public Libraries
Thursday, 02/28/2019 - 3:30pm to 4:15pm

Public Event

This program series is for children ages 4 to 1st grade. Join us on selected Thursday afternoons for different activities. We will offer STEAM programs designed just for your little explorer.

COST: Free

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TOPIC(S): STEAM

AUDIENCE(S): Ages 5-12 yrs

The Nature Club at the CNC

Chattahoochee Nature Center
Thursday, 02/28/2019 — Thursday, 10/24/2019
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Public Event

Join The Nature Club monthly potluck and mingle with folks with similar interests. Then join our speaker at 7:30. The Nature Club meets the 4th Thursday of each month January to October. Themes vary each month.

For Ages 16 – Adult

COST: $10 general public/$5 CNC members.

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TOPIC(S): Nature & Environment

AUDIENCE(S): Adults Ages 13-18 yrs

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